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From top left, clockwise: The crew of STS-107 perished when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during reentry into Earth's atmosphere; SARS became an epidemic in China, and was a precursor to SARS-CoV-2; A destroyed building in Bam, Iran after the 2003 Bam earthquake killed 30,000 people; A U.S. Army M1 Abrams tank patrols the streets of Baghdad after the city fell to U.S.-led forces; Abuse and torture of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison by U.S. personnel; Protests in London against the Invasion of Iraq; "Mission Accomplished" became an ironic symbol of the protractedness of the Iraq War after President George W. Bush's infamous speech; a statue of Saddam Hussein is toppled in Baghdad after he was deposed during the Iraq War. 2003 Events Collage.png
From top left, clockwise: The crew of STS-107 perished when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during reentry into Earth's atmosphere; SARS became an epidemic in China, and was a precursor to SARS-CoV-2; A destroyed building in Bam, Iran after the 2003 Bam earthquake killed 30,000 people; A U.S. Army M1 Abrams tank patrols the streets of Baghdad after the city fell to U.S.-led forces; Abuse and torture of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison by U.S. personnel; Protests in London against the Invasion of Iraq; "Mission Accomplished" became an ironic symbol of the protractedness of the Iraq War after President George W. Bush's infamous speech; a statue of Saddam Hussein is toppled in Baghdad after he was deposed during the Iraq War.
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2003 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2003
MMIII
Ab urbe condita 2756
Armenian calendar 1452
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԲ
Assyrian calendar 6753
Baháʼí calendar 159–160
Balinese saka calendar 1924–1925
Bengali calendar 1410
Berber calendar 2953
British Regnal year 51  Eliz. 2   52  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2547
Burmese calendar 1365
Byzantine calendar 7511–7512
Chinese calendar 壬午年 (Water  Horse)
4699 or 4639
     to 
癸未年 (Water  Goat)
4700 or 4640
Coptic calendar 1719–1720
Discordian calendar 3169
Ethiopian calendar 1995–1996
Hebrew calendar 5763–5764
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2059–2060
 - Shaka Samvat 1924–1925
 - Kali Yuga 5103–5104
Holocene calendar 12003
Igbo calendar 1003–1004
Iranian calendar 1381–1382
Islamic calendar 1423–1424
Japanese calendar Heisei 15
(平成15年)
Javanese calendar 1935–1936
Juche calendar 92
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4336
Minguo calendar ROC 92
民國92年
Nanakshahi calendar 535
Thai solar calendar 2546
Tibetan calendar 阳水马年
(male Water-Horse)
2129 or 1748 or 976
     to 
阴水羊年
(female Water-Goat)
2130 or 1749 or 977
Unix time 1041379200 – 1072915199

2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2003rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 3rd year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2000s decade.

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2003 was designated the International Year of the Fresh water. [1]

In 2003, a United States-led coalition launched the 2003 invasion of Iraq, beginning the Iraq War.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Full date unknown

Births

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Greta Thunberg
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Jude Bellingham
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Olivia Rodrigo

Deaths

Deaths
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January

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Maurice Gibb

February

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The crew of STS-107
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Fred Rogers

March

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Zoran Đinđić

April

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Nina Simone

May

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Dame Wendy Hiller
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Robert Stack

June

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Gregory Peck
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Katharine Hepburn

July

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Barry White
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Bob Hope

August

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Idi Amin
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Charles Bronson

September

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John Ritter
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Johnny Cash
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan.JPG
Elia Kazan

October

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Bertram Brockhouse
Alija Izetbegovic Izetbegovic.jpg
Alija Izetbegović

November

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Jonathan Brandis
Penny Singleton PennySingleton.jpg
Penny Singleton

December

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Heydar Aliyev

Nobel Prizes

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">1990</span> Calendar year

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">2009</span> Calendar year

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">2011</span> Calendar year

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Events from the year 2004 in the United States.

Events from the year 2003 in the United States.

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Events from the year 1991 in the United States.

Events from the year 1993 in the United States.

Events from the year 1996 in the United States.

Events from the year 1998 in the United States.

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